Ninth General Meeting UNESCO Memory of the World Regional Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP)

24 November 2022

The 9th MOWCAP General Meeting is held from 24-26 November 2022. The meeting is generously hosted by the Korean Studies Institute (KSI), Andong, Republic of Korea.

The event is a hybrid and delegates can attend in person or online.

UNESCO Almaty presented the Memory of the World programme activities conducted by the Office at the International Symposium on 24 November 2022.

National Memory of the World Committees in Central Asian countries:

Accessible nominations

Country

Inscription

Kazakhstan

  • Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Manuscript Collection" (inscribed in 2003),
  • "The International Anti-Nuclear Movement Nevada-Semipalatinsk" (inscribed in 2005),
  • "Aral Sea Archival Fund" (inscribed in 2011)
Kyrgyzstan N/A

Tajikistan

Uzbekistan

Memory of the World Register:


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Republic of Kazakhstan

  1. Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Manuscript Collection (inscribed in 2003)
  2. The International Anti-Nuclear Movement Nevada-Semipalatinsk (inscribed in 2005)
  3. Aral Sea Archival Fund (inscribed in 2011)

Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Manuscript Collection (2003): Miniatures and Genealogy (Credits: NatCom)
Aral Sea Archival Fund (inscribed in 2011) (Photo credit: Arian Wagers)
The International Anti-Nuclear Movement Nevada-Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan (2005)
Degelen test site conducting the test. The first underground nuclear reactor with a capacity of 1 kt in mine No. B-1. 11 October 1961. Semey (Credits: KZTKO fund)
1949−1989 Verification report on the number of nuclear and non-nuclear explosions carried out at the Semey test site, 28 February 1992. (Credits: KZTKO fund)
Nuclear explosions at the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. (Credits: KZTKO fund)
Local residents survivors after explosions at the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. (Credits: KZTKO fund)
The MOW seminar in Kazakhstan, July 2022
MOW Committee (RU, EN), Record (RU)
National Memory of the World Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, National Academic Library, Astana, 2017.
IV Summer School 2021 (Credits to Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan)
Learners of Almaty on the archive exhibition in 2018 (Credits to Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan)
Digitization with a photo scanner in the Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan)
Kazkommertzbank and IBM support digital equipment for the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme in the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NLRK) 2004
Using audiovisual archival documents for strenghtening journalism teachers capacity 2002
Museolog - promotion of language diversity on the Internet for Museum community 2002 - 2005(link)
HeritageNet Central Asia 1998-2001 (link)
CD-ROM Kazakhstani Chronicle in Kazakh Newspapers from 1913 to 1933 in arabic script, National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan (link)
CD-ROM "The Electronic Archive of Kazakhstan" 2002 (link)
CD-ROM Early publications of the Kyrgyz Epic Poem Manas 2000 (link) its occupies the most significant place in the folklore heritage of the Kyrgyz People.
CD-ROM Kasym Tynystanov 2000 (link) scientist, linguist - Turkologist, poet, specialist in folklore, in Manas studies, playwright, journalist, translator, the creator of Cyrillic symbols of the Kyrgyz language.


Activities on the Memory of the World

Archives and Public Access to Information

19-21 October 2022

1700 participants from Professional community, Academia, International organizations, NGOs, ICA

10 countries including Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

National Memory of the World Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan

21 July 2017

UNESCO Almaty participated in the National Memory of the World (MOW) Committee organized by the National Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan for UNESCO and ISESCO in the National Academic Library in Astana.

Using audiovisual archival documents for strenghtening journalism teachers capacity

21 October 2002

17 trainees participate on the Central Asian Workshop on using Using audiovisual archival documents for producing TV programmes with assistance of UNESCO Chair on Communication of Faculty of Journalism

Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan



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Recommendations

  1. Translate existing guidelines and courses into local languages, including a common UN language
  2. Organize meeting with MOW professional stakeholders (Libraries, Archives, Knowledge Institutions) to exchange local experience on the regional (municipal level)
  3. Collect and Present Central Asian Recommendations

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH) is a commemoration of the adoption, in 1980 by the 21st General Conference, of the Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving Images. The World Day provides an occasion to raise general awareness of the need to take urgent measures and to acknowledge the importance of audiovisual documents.



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2015 Recommendation

In this way, the World Day also serves as an opportunity for UNESCOs Member States to evaluate their performance with respect to implementing the 2015 Recommendation Concerning the Preservation of, and Access to, Documentary Heritage, Including in Digital Form.

WDAH'S CELEBRATIONS IN 2022

The 2022 WDAH celebrated in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the Memory of the World Programme. The theme Enlisting documentary heritage to promote inclusive, just and peaceful societies.



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2030 Agenda

Taking its cue from the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, documentary heritage, as an information resource, lends itself both to the public access to information component of Target of 16.10 of SDG 16 and its fundamental freedoms component to promote inclusive, just and peaceful societies.

Musical Library Preservation Workshop

Kazakh National Conservatory after Kurmangazy with the support of UNESCO organized the Preservation of the Library Fund Workshop in Almaty on 10 October 2017. Fourteen educational institutions and representatives of the concert and theater industry from Kazakhstan participated in the workshop devoted to World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (27 October)

For any enquiries or questions please contact the MOWCAP Secretariat at: gm2022@mowcap.org

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